Fusion Tables (Beta) Bust your data out of its silo! Get more from data with Fusion Tables. Fusion Tables is an experimental data visualization web application to gather, visualize, and share data tables. Downloads Data themes are available in three levels of detail. For each scale, themes are listed on Cultural, Physical, and Raster category pages. Stay up to date! Free mapping data will elevate flood risk knowledge For the past 17 years we have been capturing LIDAR (Light Detection & Ranging) data in England. LIDAR uses a laser to scan and map the landscape from above and is widely considered to be the best method for collecting very dense and accurate elevation data across the landscape. We use LIDAR to help the work of the Environment Agency in many ways, including creating flood models, assessing coastal change and analysing how land is used. We now have an extensive archive of aerial LIDAR data covering nearly three quarters (72%) of England – the data mainly covers flood plains, coastal zones and urban areas.
OpenData Marseille, 6 juillet 2011 Sous le haut patronage du Premier Ministre Monsieur François FILLON Under the patronage of Ms Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission Where does service design stand in France Somewhere between the discovery and the adoption phase, in France, in recent yearsn Service Design has evolved with more and more “early” adopters. It has only been in the last three years that the design scene, with continues to be product-design oriented, has shown a rising interest for service innovation. Christophe Tallec An overview of the Service Design offerings and demand structureThese practitioners tend in their everyday practice to adopt product service system thinking and to build extended design offerings. Some of them, interaction designers or from the fields of information architecture and systems or web design are building a global offering of Service Design around their existing activities.
22 free tools for data visualization and analysis Review April 20, 2011 06:00 AM ET Computerworld - You may not think you've got much in common with an investigative journalist or an academic medical researcher. But if you're trying to extract useful information from an ever-increasing inflow of data, you'll likely find visualization useful -- whether it's to show patterns or trends with graphics instead of mountains of text, or to try to explain complex issues to a nontechnical audience. Want to see all the tools at once? Open Government Data Benchmark: FR, UK, USA Finally there’s a very interesting comparison of OGD in three leading countries. qunb did it . Have a look at this presentation. 1) There are lots of duplicates on OGD platforms
The Marauders Map I was watching Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban last night and it occurred to me that I still haven't seen a good interactive version of the Marauders Map. I had a couple of hours free this morning so I decided to give it a go. I'm not entirely happy with my Marauders Map but I thought I'd share it any way. I styled OpenStreetMap map tiles using Mapbox Studio. Looking at images online of the Marauders Map used in the Harry Potter films it seems to me that the map basically contains just place labels and building footprints.
Datasets - Gephi:Wiki Gephi sample datasets, in various format (GEXF, GDF, GML, NET, GraphML, DL, DOT). Feel free to add new datasets. Be sure you cite original authors. Supported graph formats are described here. Ten Principles for Opening Up Government Information - Policy Center Available as PDF here. August 11, 2010 In October 2007, 30 open government advocates met in Sebastopol, California to discuss how government could open up electronically-stored government data for public use.